I love an international setting, a real-life or fictional artist, revolution, heartbreak, wry humor, culture clash and unbelievable-but-true events.
Some favorite authors: Mohsin Hamid, Leila Aboulela, Gail Tsukiyama, J. Maarten Troost & Guy Delisle
Books that make me and my son howl with laughter: Andy Griffith's Treehouse series & Fangbone! Third-grade Barbarian
Titles I've loved lately: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao by Martha Batalha & Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and Me by Lorina Mapa.
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Pretend it's 1977 with these great picture books, you may recognize from your own childhood and that have stood the test of time.
Lord, John Vernon
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
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